- Name: Ryan Seacrest
- Age: 42 years old
- Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Radio/TV personality
- Net Worth: US $350 Million
- Status: Alive
Ryan Seacrest is an American television show host, producer and radio personality. He’s best known for hosting American Idol, American Top 40 and On Air with Ryan Seacrest. He signed on as co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan in May 2017. Seacrest was born on December 24, 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother, Constance, is a homemaker, and his father, Gary, a lawyer. He has a sister named Meredith. Seacrest attended Dunwoody High School followed by the University of Georgia. He studied journalism but dropped out before completing a degree.
Seacrest began his career as an intern at the Atlanta station WSTR-FM. He was 16 at the time. There he served as the station’s weekend radio DJ until his departure in 1992. Seacrest later moved to Los Angeles, California, where he hosted the afternoon radio program ‘Ryan Seacrest for the Ride Home’. He also ran the syndicated program ‘On Air with Ryan Seacrest’. He succeeded DJ Casey Kasem as the new host of American Top 40 in January 2004.
Seacrest’s early television gigs included ‘Radical Outdoor Challenge’, ‘Wild Animal Games’, and ‘Click’. He became co-host of Fox’s American Idol with comedian Brian Dunkleman in 2002. Seacrest hosted the singing competition series from season 2 through 15. His television credits include New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, and Knock Knock Live. His feature film credits include Knocked Up (2007) with Seth Rogen, and Shrek Forever After (2010) with Mike Myers. Seacrest was named co-host of ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ alongside Kelly Ripa in May 2017.
In addition to screen roles, Seacrest has produced several television programs. His production company, Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP), was launched in 2006. Notable productions include Keeping Up with the Kardashians, E! News Live from the Red Carpet, and Married to Jonas. He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program for producing the series Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. Seacrest launched the Ryan Seacrest Foundation in 2010. He named pop singer Selena Gomez as an Ambassador in April 2012.
Ryan Seacrest is about 5ft 8in tall and he’s of German, Swiss-German and Irish ancestry. His net worth is estimated at $350 million. Seacrest bought Ellen DeGeneres’ Beverly Hills estate for $37 million back in 2012. He currently makes upwards of $50 million per year according to Forbes. Seacrest dated professional dancer Julianne Hough from 2010 to 2013. He’s since been linked to Hilary Cruz and Shayna Taylor.
Ryan Seacrest Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Ryan John Seacrest
- Birthday: December 24, 1974
- How Old : Age: 42 years old
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: TV Show Host, Television Producer, Radio Personality
- Years Active: 1990-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $350 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive